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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Dallas, TX (DFW)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Dallas (Los Angeles International Airport – Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport) is 1235 miles / 1987 kilometers / 1073 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Dallas (DFW) is 1430 miles / 2302 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 36 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Dallas.

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW).

How far is Dallas from Los Angeles?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Dallas. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1234.903 miles
  • 1987.383 kilometers
  • 1073.101 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 1232.289 miles
  • 1983.177 kilometers
  • 1070.830 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City: Dallas, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DFW
ICAO Code: KDFW
Coordinates: 32°53′48″N, 97°2′16″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Dallas is 2 hours. Dallas is 2 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

 PST

Dallas, TX

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 163 kg (359 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Dallas (DFW).

Distance:
1235
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1235

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